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Technique – Huge Sky Astrology

Technique – Huge Sky Astrology


Completely Important

I’m fascinated by minimalism, a motion that emphasizes residing as merely as potential, with solely the possessions that you just contemplate important. I’m undecided I’m made for this life-style, however the promise of fresh, uncluttered serenity could be very interesting.

Venus at present transiting Sagittarius is attuned to this streamlined aesthetic, preferring the great thing about nature and wide-open areas to possessions (except books). Touring mild makes exploration and journey simpler – and that features relationships, additionally beneath Venus’s purview, as properly.

However when Venus squares Saturn in Pisces this week (Jan. 1, 2024, 5:26 pm PST), messy actuality intrudes on this minimalist ultimate. The beloved pet who snuck in beneath the radar makes journey extra sophisticated. The present of a cherished household heirloom meaning a lot to you additionally takes up quite a bit area in your cosy, Thoreau-like house.

Venus sq. Saturn delineates the boundaries of possessions and social obligations. However like minimalism, it doesn’t say no to them altogether. It merely insists that we confine ourselves to those that really feel completely important.

Borders Opening

Mercury stations direct as the brand new 12 months begins (Jan. 1, 2024, 5:26 am PST), at 22º10’ Sagittarius, on the Sabian image Immigrants coming into. Mercury’s retrograde durations are sometimes characterised by the sense of getting been held again from a venture, an journey, or a trip journey. However now, the borders to a brand new 12 months are opening up, and as Mercury strikes ahead from our earthly perspective, so can we.

Mercury returns to Capricorn on Jan. 13, and that marks a extra fruitful time for making critical plans for the brand new 12 months. Till then, take pleasure in a pair extra weeks of Mercury in Sagittarius, as you collect brilliant and thrilling concepts for the long run that Capricorn can flip right into a actuality. And mark your calendar: Mercury will subsequent be retrograde between April 1 and 25, so plan for a extra versatile schedule then – particularly with a significant eclipse and Jupiter’s conjunction with Uranus throughout that point interval.

Stillness and Motion

The Libra Final Quarter Moon (January 3, 2024, 7:30 pm PST, 13º14’ Libra) is on Sabian image 14 Libra, A midday siesta, with the Solar on 14 Capricorn, An historical bas aid carved in granite. The entire Sabian symbols at 14º of the cardinal indicators have this spirit of stillness: 14 Aries is, A serpent coiling close to a person and a lady (it’s nonetheless, however on the point of spring!), and 14 Most cancers is, A really previous man dealing with an enormous, darkish area to the northeast.

The Final Quarter section is likely one of the decisive moments within the lunar cycle, after we take closing motion within the cycle based mostly on previous expertise. However as these symbols remind us, this section is most rewarding after we pause for reflection earlier than we act.

A few of the reflection at this specific Final Quarter examines the stress between collaboration, symbolized by Libra, and pursuing our personal goals alone, which is extra according to Capricorn. However with a view to full this lunar cycle to satisfaction, it’s essential to discover a technique to honor each – to run your Capricorn enterprise, however in a Libra-like means, making room for collaborative voices.

That is the Final Quarter in a lunar section household cycle that started on October 6, 2021, on the New Moon in Libra. The Lunar Section Household cycle is a method that extends every New Moon cycle throughout three years, with important factors each 9 months close to the New Moon’s level, first at a First Quarter, then a Full Moon, after which a Final Quarter section. (See Dietrech Pessin’s Lunar Shadows III: The Predictive Energy of Moon Phases and Eclipses for extra on this fascinating method.)

Libra New Moons provoke endeavors that, after a Virgo time of quiet consideration to our work, open up a cycle of forming social relationships, but in addition for shifting into the give and take of {the marketplace}. The First Quarter on this Libra Lunar Section Household Cycle was on July sixth, 2022, when some motion passed off towards a collaborative, social, or enterprise aim initiated on the New Moon. The Full Moon on April fifth, 2023 revealed the total nature of the collaboration. Now, on the Final Quarter of the cycle, a closing motion is required to make sense of and full this cycle.

Take an in depth take a look at the home of your chart that incorporates 13º24’ Libra, the start level for this cycle. Mirror on what was initiated at that Oct. 2021 New Moon, and what nonetheless requires your motion to achieve fruition.


Mars enters Capricorn this week (Jan. 4, 2024, 6:58 am PST) and might be on this powerful, pragmatic signal by means of Feb. 12. Then, it enters Aquarius and instantly finds itself knee deep in an Aquarius stellium alongside the Solar, Mercury, Venus, and Pluto. To organize for that burst of collective, visionary exercise, make cautious use of Mars’s time in Capricorn.

Capricorn is taken into account one among Mars’s strongest indicators, as a result of the self-discipline and strategic presents of Capricorn mood Mars’s impatience and harness its formidable presents of vitality, willpower, and braveness. That makes this Mars in Capricorn time very efficient for formulating methods for each the quick time period and long run and laying the groundwork for fulfillment. It’s an particularly helpful transit for setting out resolutions which can be bodily in nature, akin to getting extra train, refining your eating regimen, and enhancing power and stamina.

As soon as Mars goes into Aquarius, will probably be time to deploy these plans, presumably as a part of a group. However for now, benefit from the extra solitary model of Mars in Capricorn to outline your phrases, refine goals, and collect assets.

Writing and pictures © 2017-24 by April Elliott Kent

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